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Contemporary Employment Law, Fourth Edition

Authors
  • C. Kerry Fields
  • Henry R. Cheeseman
Series / Aspen College Series
Teaching Materials
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Description

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Contemporary Employment Law, Fourth Edition, is a straightforward approach to learning the legal essentials of managing a modern workforce, through a practical, balanced discussion of employment and labor law. Designed for a one-semester course that covers the major aspects of employment and discrimination law, the text begins by identifying the differences between employees and independent contractors. In a three-part format, the authors cover the Employment Relationship, Equal Opportunity Laws, and Employee Protections and Benefits. The text is written with the student in mind, with interesting examples, concept summaries, modern topics and issues, and a clearly written narrative approach to the material. The revised Fourth Edition continues to provide the information students need in a practical and contemporary text.

 

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • New summary charts provide helpful overviews of complex topics:
    • Recruitment, Selection, and Testing at the end of Chapter 2
    • Remedies for Discrimination Claims at the end of chapter 4
    • Post Hire Employment Discrimination Claims at the end of Chapter 5
    • Leaves of Absence at the of Chapter 11
    • Wage and hour claims at the end of Chapter 14
    • WARN Mass Layoffs and Plant Closures at the end of Chapter 14
  • The most up-to-date developments in employment law, with new statutes, regulations, and Supreme Court cases, including those on gender orientation and transgender status.
  • An updated glossary which makes it easier for students to find definitions of the important terms discussed in the text.
  • Updated forms.

Professors and student will benefit from:

  • Rich pedagogical design
  • Landmark as well as current cases, edited to give attention to the key points while using the actual language of the court in its decision
  • Every briefed case includes thought provoking Focus on Ethics questions
  • Sample forms used in employment law and human resource practice are placed throughout the text and enable students to appreciate how a concept is applied in the real world.
  • Practice problems for exam review that facilitate student learning


Teaching materials Include:

  • Instructor’s Manual
  • Test Bank
  • PowerPoints
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Product Information
Edition
Fourth Edition
Publication date
2021-09-15
Copyright Year
2022
Pages
816
Connected eBook with Study Center (Digital Only)
9781543849998
Subject
Employment Law
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